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Species Dorocordulia libera - Racket-tailed Emerald

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Odonata (Dragonflies and Damselflies)
Suborder Anisoptera (Dragonflies)
Family Corduliidae (Emeralds)
Genus Dorocordulia (Little Emeralds)
Species libera (Racket-tailed Emerald)
"Common about borders of small upland lakes, where it flies in midsummer during sunshine."(1)
Works Cited
1.Dragonflies of North America, revised edition
James G. Needham, Minter J. Westfall, Jr., Michael L. May. 2000. Scientific Publishers, Inc.